This entire riding lies within the city of Mississauga, and includes
some of the city's oldest neighborhoods, such as Lorne Park, Lakeview,
Port Credit and Clarkson.
The borders run from Dundas Street and the Queen Elizabeth Way in the
north to the shoreline of Lake Ontario in the south. In the west, its
borders start at Winston Churchill Boulevard and the city limits of
Mississauga, and in the east it ends at Etobicoke Creek.
In recent years, this region has seen a significant turnover of residents
with many young families moving into the area.
In the 1999 redistribution, the new riding of Mississauga South folded
10 per cent of the old Mississauga East and six per cent of the old
Mississauga West into all of the existing Mississauga South riding.
In the old riding of Peel (which this area used to cover), former premier
T.L. Kennedy (1948-1949) won an impressive 11 elections for the Tories
between 1919 and 1955, failing only in the election of 1934. He was
succeeded by future premier Bill Davis, who won the riding in 1959 and
In the pre-1999 Mississauga South riding, Tory Doug Kennedy won in
1975, 1977 and 1981. Incumbent Margaret Marland has held the seat since